Workers trapped after wall collapses in Eastbourne

Two workers were trapped after a seven foot wall at a building site collapsed in Eastbourne today (Thursday).

Firefighters raced to the scene in Seaside at around 12.30pm and helped release the two men who were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

One a man, in his 30s, was complaining of back pain, while the other, a man in his 50s, had back and leg pain.

Two ambulances and two paramedic cars were also in attendance along with police and the Hazardous Area Response Team from South East Coast Ambulance Service.

Did you witness the incident? Call the Eastbourne Herald on 414488.